Fueling innovative software
July 15-18, 2019
Portland, OR
Steve Poole

Steve Poole
Lead Engineer, IBM

Website | @spoole167

Steve Poole is a lead engineer and DevOps practitioner with IBM, where he leads a large team of engineers on cutting-edge DevOps exploitation. He’s been working on IBM Java SDKs and JVMs since Java was less than one year old. He’s also had time to work on other things, including representing IBM on various JSRs and being a committer on various open source projects at Apache, Eclipse, OpenJDK, and beyond. He’s also member of the Adopt OpenJDK group, championing community involvement in OpenJDK. Steve is a seasoned speaker and regular presenter at JavaOne, JAX, Devoxx, and other conferences on technical and software engineering topics.


2:30pm2:55pm Monday, July 15, 2019
Location: D135/136
Steve Poole (IBM)
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What does the future hold for Java? Will it be open, safe, and evolving, or will it just become irrelevant? Steve Poole thinks through where the ecosystem may be headed. Today's cloud-driven transformations make this both an exciting and scary time, but a strong community may be able to keep Java vital, healthy, and moving forward. . .but it's also possible that there's dark times ahead. Read more.